MARCH 2008: My ancestors of Old Pallas, County Limerick, Ireland / Narelle M.A. Donegan p6. Treasures from the attic [Tupper family] / Sylvia and Ian Tupper p10. University of Melbourne - the first matriculants / Trevor Hart p12. The case of the missing convicts / Brian Green p14. The British House of Commons parliamentary papers (1801-2003/04) / Walter Struve p20. Resources for family history research: resources on Victoria's history / Vicki Court p21.
JUNE 2008: The Irish Registry of Deeds: a secret treasure house / Kaye Cole p4. John Blight the baker and his baby / Sue Reid p7. The McNaughton family of Edinburgh and Kirkintilloch / Ken McNaughton p8. Was your ancestor employed at Kerang State School in the 19th century? / Judith Woodlock p12. Tracing your Scots-Irish ancestors / Allan Aberdeen p16. Don't forget historical societies as a resource / Vicki Court p28. Bena and district history p42.
SEPTEMBER 2008: Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital p3. The Hussey-Walsh manuscripts: 12th to 19th century Irish records / Linley Hooper p4. Fire, water and tragedy: two deaths in the McDowall family / Margaret Whitaker p6. Archibald McDowall, fireman p6. James McDowall, excise man p7. Genealogy disaster plan: a precaution worth taking / Julie Miller p9. Determination meets fate / Marie J. Dallman p10. The nice agreeable Miss Wellington [Marianne] / David Holloway p12. More from the State Library’s Redmond Barry Collection / Walter Struve p16.
DECEMBER 2008: English taxation records / Alan Fincher p5. Richard Wright of Kent: a convict’s tale / Mary Anne Gourley p13. It all began with the 1891 women’s petition … / Vicki Court p15. Trade journals / Walter Struve p16. Paintings of armorial bearings / A.C.G. Gray p17. Writers to the signet / John Blackwood p19.
Vol.29 iss.5 MARCH 2009: Subscribing to GSV RSS feeds p6. The Great War: some background material / Walter Struve p8. Dead man's penny [Wallace John Lydford] / Gail Arkins p10. Writings of Charles Dudley McNaughton / Ken McNaughton p13. The Australian Light Horse charge at Beersheba, Palestine October 1917 p16. Resources for family history research: Australian newspapers - historical newspapers 1803-1954 / Vicki Court p20. How do inherited objets d'art help the family historian? / Susan Patterson p29. The dirty linen of a gas manager [William Milner Barratt, manager of Port Fairy Borough Gas Works] / Ian Braybrook p31. A ward of the state: Jessie (one girl's story) p34.
Vol.29 iss.6 JUNE 2009: Wills and probate records - Australia / Eleanor Pugsley p4-6. Personal details: the Founders and Survivors Project / Prof. Janet McCalman p7-9. Exploring the 1911 census (England and Wales) / Debra Chatfield p10-12. Finding Laurence Ryland … or not! / Susie Zada p13-15. The mystery of the two marriage ceremonies of Susan Catherine Matilda Browne / Julie Wilson p16. Ballarat Goldfields diary appeal p17. British India: sources from the State Library of Victoria / Walter Struve p18-19. The Royal Historical Society of Victoria: celebrating 100 years / Vicki Court p20. CFA Memorial Website / Dianne Lewis p30. William Wylie and the press-gang / William Binns p30-1. The Golden Ball [Wellington family of Eldorado area] / David Holloway p41.
Vol.29 iss.7 SEPTEMBER 2009: Wills and probate records in Australia part 2: states other than Victoria / Eleanor Pugsley p4-6. UK farm labourers 1874 / Geoff Palmer p7-8. Looking for Judith / Maureen Mitchell p9-10. Judith's story / Judy Rout p10-12. An elusive ancestor / Jenny Kisler p13-14. William James Reid: a very old colonist / Bob and Sue Reid p15-17. Company genealogy / Walter Struve p18.
Vol.29 iss.8 DECEMBER 2009: Wills and probate: England and Wales / Linley Hooper and Eleanor Pugsley p4. The name of Isbister / Thelma Ragas p9. The wreck of the SS Konini / Jenny Wells p12. Grandma did not lie / Dorothy Anderson p14. Just do it! [write and article for Ancestor] / Susie Zada p17. Company genealogy part 2 / Walter Struve p18. Fire and flood: saving your treasures / Alexander Romanov-Hughes p31. SS Great Britain / Lesle Berry p32. Self-publishing on your own computer p34.
Vol.30 iss.1 MARCH 2010: Wills and probate records: Scotland / Eleanor Puglsey p4. The Advocate, Melbourne, a catholic journal 1868-1990 / Ita Collard p6. A pioneer's life: Chorleywood ot Colbinabbin 1841-1908 / Tony Martin p7. Trooper C.W. Emery: a light horseman / Max Emery p10. A visit to Cornwall 1805: Dolcoath Mine / Geoff Palmer p14. Early Melbourne Church of England (Anglican) records / Eleanor Pugsley p22. Historical British newspapers online p35.
Vol.30 iss.2 JUNE 2010: They were landed Irish gentry: why did the emigrate in steerage? [Jonas Charles and Martha Travers Morris (nee Smyth)] / Merilyn Bourke p4. A pioneer's life part 2: 'Box Hill' at Colbinabbin 1908-1927 [Sam Bull] / Tony Martin p7. Geelong: the gateway: the first years: through the eyes of Anne Drysdale we catch a glimpse of life in early Geelong / Bev Roberts p10. The expedition of Burke and Wills: a multicultural cast of hundreds / Dave Phoenix p14. Newspaper summaries and indexes / Vicki Court p35. State Library of Victoria: adoption and forgotten Australians: researching adoption, wardship and other related records in Victoria / Walter Struve p36.
Vol.30 iss.3 SEPTEMBER 2010: Family and community: living on the goldfields / Charles Fahey p4. Chinese on the Victorian goldfields / Ben Langan p8. Letters of Richard Nicholas Dowling Treacey / Tony Martin p11. Wills and probate records: Ireland / Linley Hooper p12. Trade unions: suggestions for genealogists / Christopher Wade p36.
Vol.30 iss.4 DECEMBER 2010: Nicholas and Marion Webber: Castlemaine publicans / Jim Webber p4. English Corney: a wheelwright who suffered miscarriage of justice / Katherine Aberdeen p7. Patient records of the historic Melbourne Hospital: the human side of history / Maurice Majurey p10. John McWhinney / Lex Tucker p16. The Penny Bridge, Studley Park / Joan Schoch p34. Charles Lightfoot, tollgate keeper / Elizabeth Dunlop p36. A soldier's gift [Sam Hyde and Edith Elena 'Nell' Robinson] / Patricia Baddeley p38.
Vol.30 iss.5 MARCH 2011: Ambrose Delany family / Leonie Loveday p4. Refugees and penal settlements / Susan Patterson p6. Eleanor Pugsley retires p10. Bad characters book / Peter Stanley p12. One-name studies / Dr Joe Flood p16. A case study in tracing German family history: finding my uncle / Michael Weber p34.
Vol.30 iss.6 JUNE 2011: An extraordinary story of survival: Jack Marshall / Mary Reilly p4. Footprints: an exhibition about Lucy and Percy Pepper / Sebastian Gurciullo p7. Finding the Fullertons [Fullerton family] / Aillin O'Brien p10. Landscapes of 19th century Melbourne / Gary Presland p12. Using geophysics to locate unmarked graves / David Hunter p16.
Vol.30 iss.7 SEPTEMBER 2011: A family heritage: six generations from 1831 to the present / Dr Dorothy Morris p4. My DNA adventure: a case study [Stubbs family] / David Stubbs p6. What kind of settlement? [Sydney] / Grace Karskens p9. Discovering grandfather [Edwin Davies] / Dr John Lane p14. Huguenot Society of Australia / Louise Wilson p16. A mystery solved, but another begins [Thomas Henry Thwaites] / Robert La Nauze p32. Upcoming exhibition: On their own: Britain's child migrants, Immigration Museum 13 Oct 2011 to 6 May 2012 / Geoff Read p33. In the backyard at Nan's [Matthews and Griffin families] / Christina Callinan p42.
Vol.30 no.8 DECEMBER 2011: My ancestry: Maria Goldsworthy p4. Farewell my children: mid-19th century Irish emigration to Australia / Dr Richard Reid p7. What kind of settlement? [early Sydney] [cont. from Sep 2011 issue] / Grace Karskens p10. Maria's story / Barry Parsons p36. Mapping for family histories p41.
Vol.31 iss.1 MARCH 2012: He died an Australian hero [Leslie George Ellis] / Joy Ellis p6. Tasmania's convicts / Dr Alison Alexander p7. Researching Australian World War One nurses / Dr Kirsty Harris p10. Lesle Berry p26. The Boer War 1899-1902: Victorian response / Rob Droogleever p40.
Vol.31 iss.2 JUNE 2012: Bennett family of Foresters Arms Hotel, Comadai [Coimadai?] [near Bacchus Marsh] p4. Searching for Jane [Martin] p6. Larrikins p9. WL [William Lawrence] Baillieu p12. Arthur Barker, death in orchestra pit, Bijou Theatre, Bourke Street p15. Tom and Libby Luke: preserving Cornish history in Australia p42.
Vol.31 no.3 SEPTEMBER 2012: From Ballysculty to Belfast: an Irish family story [Magdalene Semple and Isaac Topping] / Kay Daffey p4. Writing about the Irish in Victoria / Val Noone p8. Eleanor Greenwood's wedding dress [Greenwood family, Isbister family, Brunswick] / Thelma Ragas p11. John Fishenden: a hapless hatter / Judith M. Faulds p13. An introduction to e-books for family history writers / Louise Wilson, based on a talk given by Sylvie Blair p40. Australian royalty? [convicts] / Geoff Bentley p42.
Vol.31 iss.4 DECEMBER 2012: Lewis Byrne: colonial surveyor [Byrneside] / Jenny Wells p4. Hillendia: researching family history in Hill End, NSW / Martin Playne p7. A stranger in the grave [Thomas Berkley, Sarah Jane Carroll] / Ray Watson p8. Convict ancestors / Lynn Haines p10. Family history quest: Malvern, U.K. / Vicki Court p14. Honouring our long-term members: Marjorie Morgan OAM, FGSV p16. Clan MacNeacail [McNicol] / Beth and Jan Bell p35. The role of the family historian in dealing with uncertainty or disagreement / Tina Hocking p40.
Vol.31 iss.5 MARCH 2013: What did Pop do in the war? / Jennie Norberry p4. A sacrifice: Barnes family story / John Barry p7. The benefits of local history to family history / Cassie Mercer p10. Workers for Great Britain 1917: munitions worker - number 44 William Eynon / Lenore Frost p12. The story of Hiram Akers / Des Akers p14. Walter Niel Gunson FGSV, FHGSC / June Penny p16. The Commonwealth Harness Factory [Clifton Hill] / Tina Hocking p40. Gertrude Mountford; David J. Mickle / Joan Hunt p43.
Vol.31 iss.6 JUNE 2013: Jeremiah Brown: Waterloo veteran? / Susie Zada p4. An adventurous woman [Marjorie Patience (Pat) Shaw (nee Hitchcock)] / Judy Rochow p7. He fell off his horse [Mary and Tom McGrath family] / Janine Wood p10. Early arrivals now forgotten [William Overton and James Rule] / Ann Brown p12. A Welsh woman on the goldfields [Margaret Roderick (nee Evans)] / Clive Davies p40.
Vol.31 iss.7 SEPTEMBER 2013: A brief guide to early English records (before 1700) / Alan Fincher p4. Follow the land: understand the place [land records, England] / Stephen Hawke p8. Margery Ruffus, a very independent woman / Dorothea Rowse p11. Where there's a will there's a story [Stemp family] / Diana Stemp p14. Getting it write: aspects of structure in family histories / Louise Wilson p38. A Smartt individual [Smartt family] / Cheryl Threadgold p40.
Vol.31 no.8 DECEMBER 2013: Finding Shakespeare in family research [Harry Wilkinson; Ethel Wilkinson / McKay; McKenzie family of Worrough homestead, Trawool] / Kath McKay p4. Beware the street number [street numbers, changes] / Barbara Armstrong p8. From workhouse to Wahring [Samuel and Mary Young / Youngs, Wahring, Bunbartha] / Lynn Haines p12. Eileen Vaughan p16. Two most remarkable men [Charles Mortimer Cherbury and Albert Rivett] / Jenny Carter p40.
Vol.32 no.1 MARCH 2014: Migrant ancestors [Prussia; Dodillet family; Ganguin family] / Anne Ross p4. In search of the Barone [Sicily] / Diana Hookham p8. Herrn Hut: Australia's first commune [Herrnhut] / Chris Elmore p12. In pursuit of the elusive Anna [Jarmuz] / Eva Hogan p40.
Vol.32 no.2 JUNE 2014: Alida Jensen and the Black Swan Hotel, Bendigo p3. Charlie Webb of the Bulletin Hotel [Yundamindera or The Granites, WA] p6. The life and relationships of William Ridgway (1821-1898) in England and the USA p9. Tithes p18. Norfolk Island: a history in stone [cemetery] p40. Victorian Memorials Project p43. State Library of Victoria's new research guide to the Victorian Sheriff's Office Warrants p45.
Vol.32 no.3 SEPTEMBER 2014: A cheque for a million kisses [Gerald Patrick Ryan born 1887] / Brenda Ryan p3. Goldfields store to coffee palace: half a century of family enterprise [John Wotton family, Bendigo] / Ray Watson p7. Maiden aunts and bachelor uncles and others without descendants / Bill Barlow, Shane Allan and Maria Picyk p11. Alice Elizabeth Nioa or 'Lizzie' / Shane Allan p11. 'Ciocia Tosia' or 'Auntie' Antonina / Maria Irene Picyk p12. A lost Boer War grave in the south east Transvaal [Private James Edward Mason] / Thelma Ragas p14. Big Mac: the story of a remarkable soldier [John Francis (Jack) McNamara of Yarrawonga, born 1909] / Jennifer Wells p40. Vale: Trevor Hart 1942-2014 p43.
Vol.32 no.4 DECEMBER 2014: The story of Elizabeth Ware / Anne Cavanagh p4. Understanding the use of DNA tests in genealogy / Martin J. Playne p8. Does everyone with the surname Vines trace back to the same ancestor? / Margaret Vines p12. Using DNA to help with family history research / Janet Davis p14. Evans family / Allen Evans? p33. Tracing global human migration using DNA polymorphisms - the Genographic Project / R. John Mitchell p38. When the paper trail runs dry: using DNA testing to direct your research / Jenny Redman p40. Confirming your paper trail with DNA testing / Linley Hooper p42.
Vol.32 no.5 MARCH 2015: Ink in the blood / Petrina Dakin p3. Miners of Perranzabuloe [Samuel Coad of Mineral Point; James Coad and the East Wheal Mining Disaster; William and John Coad and the Great Wake in Ballarat] / Joe Flood p7. Under the weeping willows [de Pelsenaire / Depelsenaire] / Elizabeth Taylor p10. Aunt Bee / Martin Playne p13. Selecting, obtaining and using images and making your own maps p36. Researching a World War One ancestor / Margaret Vines p38. Gone for a soldier: William James Little 1893-1916 / Tina Hocking p39. The heartfelt thanks of his mother [Private Francis Harrup Northey] / Marion MacNally p41.
Vol.32 no.6 JUNE 2015: A sensation at sea [John Goldie] / Marjorie Morkham p3. The photo on the wall: Ellen Crowe, lady of mystery / Anne Tracey p8. Major Gerald Bayley Carter: an Anzac doctor / Des Lambley p11. Inter-Colonial and pre-1852 unassisted passengers to Victoria / Linley Hooper p18. Spotlight: Prahran Mechanics' Institute moves to new premises p22. John Brown: industrial school child / Marilyn Fordred p38. GSV webcasts: a valuable resource / David Down p42.
Vol.32 no.7 SEPTEMBER 2015: Mrs Huntsman's Hats [Jemima Huntsman (nee Dick), Prahran milliner] / Lisa Mahoney p3. Family memories and family facts [Cottingham, Watson, Elmore, Mason, Tuff, Hill] / Chris Elmore p7. Porter's Track into the Jordan Goldfields [Porter, Kimpton, Buhrow] / James McDonald p11. A souvenir of Belgium [Beaumont] / Barbara Beaumont p22. Christmas 1943 [Hickling, Bueno, Sullivan, Loder, Knox, Ritchie, Wedd, Mason] / Marilyn Kenny p38.
Vol.32 no.8 DECEMBER 2015: Every picture tells a story [Caple family] / Marilyn Fordred p3. Who is Hilda? Where is she? [Hilda Mabel Welsford family] / Ray Welsford p7. At the sign of the three compasses [Raynes family] / Jeanette Wickham p11. Shops in our childhood / compiled by Barbara Beaumont p32. Memorial Library of Early Land Records moves to Laverton North / Martin Playne p34. Oil: the real reason for Gallipoli / Dr Vecihi [John] Basrin OAM p38. The mystery of the very remarkable day in 1667 [Ryder family] / Stephen Hawke p41.
Vol.33 no.1 MARCH 2016: Finding Paddy Mullane [Mullane, Withers, Woodruff] / Veronica Craig p4. Harold McDonald [Williamstown Dockyard] / James McDonald in collaboration with John McDonald p7. The life of Donald McAlpin 1889-1916 / June Torcasio p11. Almost without a trace: Shinnick siblings in early Victoria / Alison McKirdy p15. What our grandmother did not tell us [Mary Phelan, born 1823, Clonmell, Tipperary; Phelan / Whelan family, Hodgson, Robinson] / Ruth Frances Curtain p18. Emily Grace Chappell: World War One nurse / Wendy Pfeifer p22.
Vol.33 no.2 JUNE 2016: Shades of grey: the colonial wood engraver, Edward Lee / Margaret Coghlan p4. 'I am known as Snowy' [James Salter 'Snowy' Armstrong, of Kerang] / Valerie Blake p8. Who lived in Richmond in 1887? [indexing the 1887 Richmond rate books] / Eric and Margaret Smith p12. Mary Ann Trewartha: a bal maiden's journey / Lynn Haines p15. In remembrance of Catherine Sandilands / Robert La Nauze p18. Mornington Peninsula Family History Society p21. Exempt from military service: Norman Fraser / Carol Kelly p22.
Vol.33 no.3 SEPTEMBER 2016: A Cornish goldmine in our library / Stephen Hawke p4. Ben Gould: from convict to pioneer / Tony Cocks p8. Lola Russell's ancestors / Susan Pierotti p12. The flying doctor [John Clifford Peel] Jenny Kisler p15. John the coachman [Thomas John Ibbotson] / Margaret Vines p22. What's your island story? Australian connections to Jersey, Channel Islands p30.
Vol.33 no.4 DECEMBER 2016: Finding Mary Jane [Mary Jane Walshe] / Emma Hegarty p4. Mary Barker Rae: a new life in England / Elaine Story p12. The impact of tuberculosis on my father's family [Donald Ian McRae Wilson] / Levane Abdoolcader p17. Research corner: Searching for nurses and midwives in Victoria / Meg Bate p30.
Vol.33 no.5 MARCH 2017: The new GSV research and education centre: Level 6, 85 Queen Street, Melbourne / Allan Aberdeen and David Down p4. A colourful character [William Waters] / Judith Woodlock p6. George Lee, pompous git or good bloke? / Margaret Coghlan p9. Felicie's story [Louise Felicie Augustine Jean] / Horrie Poussard p12. Little girl lost [Western suburbs of Melbourne WWII and Alison Joan Thompson] / Barbara Manly p14. The story behind a photograph [Marjorie and Jean Western and Kathleen Babbage] / June Torcasio p16. Shame in the family [Rochow family secrets] / Judy Rochow p18. Pioneers of Esperanto in Victoria / Bill Chapman p20. Catherine Macdonald's amazing christmas gifts to her husband / Betty Woolley p23.
Vol.33 no.6 JUNE 2017: From destitution to prosperity [Rankins of Geelong] / James McDonald p4. My father never again celebrated christmas [Dugald Campbell and Catherine Matheson] / John Stewart p8. The wedding photo [wedding photo of James Gallagher and Mary Mooney] / Glad Wishart p12. The adventurous life of Jonathan Harris (1800-1891) of Benalla / John MJ Fitzpatrick p16. Robert, who's your daddy? And your mummy, too, for that matter? [Robert Bowman] / Richard Olive p19. Bond to significant women holds with name and date [James Beaton] / Jacqueline Dinan p21. Walter James Tuck-tinsmith, plumber and iron workers, Mirboo North, Gippsland / Noreen Nation p23. Changed to the GSV library p27.
Vol.33 no.7 SEPTEMBER 2017: Harold Berrow, English farm student at the Wagga Experiment Farm / Prue Mercer p4. Investigating detective Mason [Michael Mason] / Thelma Ragas p8. Annie Seale Finney 1832-1905: my great grandmother / Jean Dart p12. The World War One Australian-Serbian Project / Bojan Pajic p15. My Campbell ancestors-truths, half truths and untruths / Darryl Grant p16. Where is Billy [William Stanley Cooper] / Margaret Cooper OAM p19. Unexpected information [Benjamin Burford and Caroline Spurrier] / Sue Blackwood p22.
Vol.33 no.8 DECEMBER 2017: Thomas Owen: the skeleton in my family's closet / Helen Pearce p4. The woodbridge family: harness makers and saddlers from Abingdon / Lynn Haines p8. Bigamist, liar and family man: William Walter Ridgway p12. A sense of place [writing family history] p16. A farming life /June Torcasio p16. Ballinturley, Spring 1949 / Jean Dart p18. Lorn Road Brixton / Barbara Beaumont p19. A guide to researching Queensland records / Martin Playne p26.
Vol.34 no.1 MARCH 2018: Use of autosomal DNA to find the relatives of Charles William Sharman / Robyn Sharman Hawking p4. Who's been living in my house [cottage in South Melbourne] / Louise Wilson p8. How I found my namesake [Elizabeth McCallion] / Elizabeth Kelly p12. Dr John Fishbourne: a Victorian medical pioneer / Kaye Cole p16. A walk along Queen Street / Margaret Vines p19. A guide to researching Northern Territory records / Martin Playne p20.
Vol.34 no.2 JUNE 2018: The Rose Millions [Rose family money] / Jenny Deslandes p4. Kate Considine: Never a mother, always a carer / Claire Dunlop p8. Richard Jose: four times returned to England / Margaret Dimech p13. Cornish coincidence [Martin family] / Rod Martin p16. Love eternal: Bertie Hollands and Minnie Prince / John Barry p18. Joe's van [Joe Dunn and his van] / Margaret Vines p23. A guide to researching New South Wales records / Louise Wilson p26.
VOL 34 NO.3
The SS Great Britain: A Famous Emigrant Ship on the Australian Run / Levane Abdoolcader p4. Who was Auntie Bugbird [Annetta Kibble and Susannah Hutchings] / Darryl Grant p9. Treasured Possessions [Elizabeth Mary Hunter Gowdie's writing desk] / John D. Gowdie p11. Thomas Brasher: To Manor not Born / Ian Hobbs p12. Discovering Uncle Will [William Ephraim Brittain] / Brian Wilson p14. DNA Genaealogy news and notes / Jenny Redman and Martin Playne p18. Captain Playne and General Bellomo / Martin Playne p20. A Guide to researching New South Wales Records -Part 2 / Louise Wilson p26. Getting it write: Writing beginnings and endings / Bernece Shutz and Tina Hocking p30. Research Corner [Are you barking up the wrong tree?] Linley Hooper p32.